we just got a message, hoping that everybody is safe, sound, a lot of people are still suffering. our reporters went out through stricken areas, documenting who life is like. >> this is a line for gas, and it started way, way back there. this is absurd, oh, my god, i'm not getting gas, there is no way i'm getting gas. >> we are walking the 59th bridge in new york city back from work. we have had about a three mile walk both ways. but it is just what new yorkers do. we're coming from queens, going back to our home in long island. we're not the only ones, every which way you look, everybody is doing their own thing. >> there is no traffic cops, not good, not good.